Country Music Museum expands to match genre
April 15, 2014, 12:01 am TWN
NASHVILLE, Tennessee -- The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum is no longer bursting at the seams, thanks to a US$100 million expansion that has more than doubled its space and allowed it to add more interactive and contemporary exhibits.
The museum on Tuesday will unveil the final part of the expansion, two new exhibit galleries and a behind-the-scenes gallery of ongoing archival projects, which will likely draw more fans of contemporary country music.
“We've been lucky at collecting, but the archives are busting out the door,” said Carolyn Tate, vice president of museum services. “We wanted more room just to be able to tell the story. To be able to offer this very contemporary look into what's happening today.”